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Xandarosaster hessi

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Taxonomy
Xandarosaster hessi was named by Blake (1984). It is not extant. Its type specimen is Naturhistorisches Museum Basel, Abteilung Geologie, Holotype M9683. Its type locality is Hauptrogenstein, Bajocian, Reigoldswil, Baselland, which is in a Bajocian shallow subtidal grainstone in the Unterer Hauptraugenstein Formation of Switzerland. It is the type species of Xandarosaster.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1984Xandarosaster hessi Blake pp. 638-642 figs. 2a-i, 3a-g

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
classAsteroidea
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmbuloasteroidea
infraclassNeoasteroidea()
superorderSurculifera
Spinulosida()
Velatida()
genusXandarosaster
specieshessi

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
D. B. Blake 1984As for the genus, by monotypy